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Norman, Okla.

Portions of Southern Plains face wildfire risk

Forecasters say residents in the southern and central plains states will face a critical risk of wildfires today.

The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, said Sunday sustained southwesterly winds from 20-30 mph and low humidity are likely from southeastern Colorado, along the border between Texas and New Mexico and in far western Texas. The wildfire danger will also be elevated in western Oklahoma.

Forecasters say wildfire conditions will remain critical Tuesday across western Oklahoma and western north Texas due to warm, dry, and breezy conditions.


Drive-by shooter targets police substation

No one has been injured after someone in a vehicle driving by a Dallas police substation opened fire with a gun, leaving the building with bullet damage.

Dallas police say an officer parked in front of the South Central Patrol Substation about 10 miles south of downtown Dallas saw muzzle flashes but couldn’t see the vehicle that was driving past just before 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

Multiple rounds were fired at the building.

The shooter would face a charge of aggravated assault on a public servant.


Security guard killed at Subway sandwich shop

A security guard working at a Subway sandwich store in Central Texas has been shot and killed.

Killeen Police Department spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez says officers responding about 3:45 a.m. Sunday to a 911 call about a robbery at the sandwich restaurant found the security officer suffering a gunshot wound. The man was taken to a hospital where he died.

— The Associated Press